"He built a porridge sculpture in his room"
My sister made a little video about Kurt Schwitters for The Tate — I can’t work out how to embed it on Tumblr but you can view it here.
Cantos Stop Won't Stop: Inferno XII: Join Our... →
cantosstopwontstop: (the incident with the witch that Dante apparently made up for this book) Wait whut isn’t this a ref to the start of Aeneid VI? A witch — or a Sybil or some such — is how Aenaes gets down into hell to visit his pore old dad, and also fend off emo Dido…
mr gary tibbs
Jobseekers made to carry out bogus psychometric... →
blackbeardblog: Unemployed people are told they risk losing benefits if they fail to carry out meaningless questionnaire This is, obviously, the nightmare scenario for the Government’s behavioural economics / social psychology “nudge unit”. The Nudge Unit was always going to run into trouble on one of two grounds - they do something which the press thinks is evil, or they do something which...
badkidsjokes: WHAT IS BLU AND I AM WERING? MY HAT
nietzschecats: A slight switch for the Nietzsche cats. No more random quotes (because I’ve run out). They cats now be reading the entire text of Thus Spoke Zarathustra, one line at a time, posting once every 3 hours. It’ll start later today, and take just over a year to complete. I hope you enjoy the ride…
Why Did The Alien
badkidsjokes: why did the alien cross the beach ? becase it was a hot adventure day
20th Century Emo →
tomewing: This is really interesting - using Google NGram to crunch emotional words and track the rise and fall of emotional language over the 20th century. The findings: Writing in general has become less emo over the last 110 years, though American English is more emotional than British English starting in the 60s. Disgust in writing fell throughout the century, but Fear reversed its...